Entertainment TV Maya Rudolph Wins First-Ever Emmy for Voice-Over Performance in Big Mouth The actress also earned two nominations for guest actress in a comedy series for her work on The Good Place and Saturday Night Live By Georgia Slater Georgia Slater Twitter Georgia Slater is a writer/reporter on the Parents team at PEOPLE. She began at the brand in 2018 as an editorial intern and later returned as an intern on the Food team. Upon graduating from the University of Maryland in 2019, Georgia worked as an entertainment intern at USA Today before coming back to PEOPLE as a digital news writer. In April 2021, she began her role as a Parents writer/reporter. People Editorial Guidelines Published on September 18, 2020 09:25 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Maya Rudolph is officially an Emmy award winner! During night four of the 2020 Creative Arts Emmy's, the actress took home her first-ever Emmy for outstanding character voice-over performance for her role as Connie the Hormone Monstress in Netflix's Big Mouth. While the comedian did not have a virtual acceptance speech, she later shared her excitement for the win on her Instagram Story. "I WON AN EMMY!" the actress wrote alongside a smiling selfie. Rudolph, 48, also included a sticker of her Big Mouth character and another of Lola Skumpy from the comedy series exclaiming, "Oh My." The Bridesmaids star then shared a short video message reacting to the Emmy news. Maya Rudolph, Brad Pitt and Other Celebs Who Earned Emmy Nominations for Their Impressions on SNL "Thank you Television Academy for letting me win this Emmy," Rudolph mouthed along to an off-screen voice, most likely from one of her kids. "I am so grateful because I never won an Emmy before. It's a very wonderful feeling. I think that it would be better if I won more," she added. Nick Kroll, who stars in and co-created Big Mouth, reacted to Rudolph's win on Twitter. "MAYA!!!!!!!!!!!!" he wrote alongside an announcement of the news. Maya Rudolph Instagram Big Mouth co-creator and executive producer Andrew Goldberg also sent Rudolph a congratulatory message on Twitter. "Congratulations to your Hormone Monstress and mine, the one and only @MayaRudolph!!!" he wrote. The Saturday Night Live alum made history this year by being nominated twice in the same category for outstanding guest actress in a comedy series. One of the dual nominations being for her genius impression of California senator and Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris. Everything to Know About the 2020 Emmys Rudolph's three Emmy nominations this year bring her to a career total of six. The actress scored nominations for outstanding guest actress in a comedy series for The Good Place in 2018 and 2019 as well as a nod in the same category for SNL in 2012. The 2020 Emmys were initially planned to take place at the Microsoft Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, but it was moved to a virtual format on July 29. "As ABC and the Television Academy continue to formulate plans for the Emmys telecast, producers have taken the proactive step of reaching out to some nominees now to inform them of our intent to deliver a live show that is both celebratory and safe. We look forward to sharing information with you in the weeks ahead, as we solidify our plans for TV’s biggest night," the Television Academy said in a statement. There are a total of 102 acting nominees across the categories. The stars up for a coveted statuette include Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Oh, Zendaya, Regina King, Kerry Washington, Catherine O'Hara, Issa Rae, Hugh Jackman, Anthony Anderson, Ted Danson, Michael Douglas, Sterling K. Brown, Daniel Levy, Paul Mescal and more. The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards will air live Sep. 20 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on ABC.